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Labaid Hospital fined Tk 0.2m for unauthorised rooftop restaurant

Dhaka, March 7 -- The Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has imposed a Tk 0.2 million fine on Labaid Specialized Hospital in the capital's Dhanmondi area for non-compliance with building design regul... Read More


Private sector credit growth falls

Dhaka, March 7 -- The flow of formal credit to the private sector declined again, with its yearly growth slowing to 9.95 per cent in January 2024, as the central bank tightened its monetary policy to ... Read More


BRTA rejects TIB report on illegal transactions in bus service sector

Dhaka, March 6 -- Bangladesh Road Transport Authority has rejected a report recently published by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) that disclosed Tk 9.0 billion in illegal transactions in t... Read More


DCs urged to safeguard environment, biodiversity: Saber

Dhaka, March 5 -- Deputy Commissioners have been urged to safeguard Bangladesh's environment, ecosystems, and biodiversity, said Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury... Read More


Stocks down at opening as GP stock plunge

Dhaka, March 3 -- The stock market opened lower on Sunday as Grameenphone, the largest market-cap share plunged after the withdrawal of floor price. After remaining at Tk 286.6 more than 18 months, G... Read More


Islamic scholars advocate organised zakat collection, distribution to tap its full economic potential

Dhaka, March 3 -- Islamic scholars on Sunday called for institutional and organised Zakat collection and distribution to fully tap the economic potential of the mandatory donation. Zakat is the manda... Read More


Health minister seeks DCs' support in crackdown on illegal clinics

Dhaka, March 3 -- Health Minister Samanta Lal Sen has called on deputy commissioners to provide all-out support during the ongoing drives against illegal clinics and diagnostic centres across the coun... Read More


State Minister hints at cutting fuel oil prices in days

Dhaka, March 3 -- State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has indicated reductions in fuel oil prices this week. "Regular monthly adjustments to fuel oil prices may start... Read More


Integrating zakat into govt policies could benefit economy: Experts

Dhaka, March 2 -- Experts and discussants, underscoring how zakat's objectives align with the broader goals of sustainable development, suggested on Thursday that integrating zakat into governmental p... Read More


'Maintain medicine prices, manufacture medical devices locally'

Dhaka, Feb. 29 -- Health Minister Dr Samanta Lal Sen has asked the local medicine companies not to hike the prices of diabetes and heart medicines that so many patients take every day. He made the ca... Read More